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23 July 2016

Inequaligram: How do Cities Look on Instagram?

  • To visually show the differences in image-sharing by the city’s locals and visitors, we plot the locations of 200,000 images randomly selected from our dataset. See more images on the project web site, Inequaligram.net.

How does a city such as New York is represented in millions of Instagram posts created by locals and visitors? Which parts of a city receive most attention and which remain invisible? How can we quantify and measure these patterns? We investigate these questions using methods from economics and cultural analytics.